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Terrace Known As the Balcony Garden, Including Balustrading and Pavilion

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1304 / 52°7'49"N

Longitude: 1.1046 / 1°6'16"E

OS Eastings: 612586

OS Northings: 252560

OS Grid: TM125525

Mapcode National: GBR TLV.J28

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.3Q95

Entry Name: Terrace Known As the Balcony Garden, Including Balustrading and Pavilion

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279213

Location: Barham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Barham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Claydon and Barham St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BARHAM SHRUBLAND ESTATE
TM 15 SW
3/20 Terrace known as The
Balcony Garden, including
9.12.55 balustrading and pavilion
- II*
Balustrading, retaining wall and pavilion, enclosing on 3 sides a rectangular
terrace about 90m x 30m. C.1849-50, by Sir Charles Barry for Sir W.F.
Middleton, Bart. Cream limestone ashlar. Low open balustrading with turned
balusters and square piers, the retaining walls have rusticated blocks. At
the N.W. and S.W. angles are buttressed recesses with wooden seats and obelisk
and ball finials. On the east side are two broad flights of steps to the Gun
Terrace. In the centre of the west side is a fine pavilion in the form of a
triumphal arch: on the east face above the arch is an open pediment on console
brackets and sunk pilasters, the latter and the tympanum both enriched with
festoons. Reclining upon the pediment are two female figures of limestone.
The pavilion has rusticated walling on either side with a sunk panel
containing festoons. The west face has an archway with a plainer pediment on
console brackets.


Listing NGR: TM1258652560

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